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by Brentin Mock on June 17 2013, 10:35AM
Proof of citizenship law in Arizona, which burdened Latino and Native American voters, has been struck by high court.
by Brentin Mock on June 14 2013, 3:02PM
U.S. says it can do more to address racial injustice. Civil rights group agree.
by Brentin Mock on June 12 2013, 2:19PM
A chain of events concerning civil rights justice happened within 48 hours of Medgar Evers’ murder.
by Brentin Mock on June 4 2013, 11:02AM
Over 300 arrested in five weeks of civil rights protests in North Carolina.
by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 9:33AM
Virginians with nonviolent felons no longer have to wait two years and apply for rights restoration, but violent felons still have to wait.
by Brentin Mock on May 3 2013, 3:38PM
Close to 60 students at the historically black Elizabeth City State University were targeted by a county Republican Party chair who challenged their voter status for questionable reasons
by Brentin Mock on April 30 2013, 1:35PM
Seventeen arrests were made at a North Carolina protest.
by Brentin Mock on March 28 2013, 3:46PM
Once again, with gay rights in the news, a black commentator tries to talk a fake debate into existence.
by Brentin Mock on February 27 2013, 8:59AM
As the Supreme Court weighs whether the feds should maintain oversight in Southern election law, North Carolina proves why the answer is obviously yes.
by Brentin Mock on February 26 2013, 8:46AM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could deeply gut the historic law. To understand where this is going, it’s crucial to know how we got here.
by Brentin Mock on February 21 2013, 9:36AM
Diane Nash, Dorie Ladner and others who led and joined the March 1965 demonstrations that created the Voting Rights Act speak with Colorlines about their work then—and now.
by Brentin Mock on January 18 2013, 2:16PM
What a difference a hellish election can make. The governor who helped create Florida’s notoriously long voting lines now supports expanded early voting.
by Brentin Mock on January 15 2013, 9:42AM
A congressional hearing seeks to find out what caused so much turmoil on Election Day.
by Brentin Mock on January 11 2013, 1:17PM
True the Vote appears to be expanding, but their impact is contracting.
by Brentin Mock on January 10 2013, 11:38AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell throws support behind two GOP-sponsored bills to automatically restore some felons’ rights.
by Brentin Mock on November 16 2012, 7:33AM
From early voting to poll watching, felony disenfranchisement to redistricting, 10 lessons from an election season in which voting itself was hotly debated.
by Brentin Mock on November 7 2012, 10:54AM
Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation’s politics and economy are refusing to be ignored.
by Kai Wright on November 6 2012, 3:04PM
Election Protection watchers are hearing lots of reports about conflict over voter ID requirements at Pennsylvania polling sites.